Your privacy is critically important to us
Because we gather certain types of
information about our users, we feel you should fully understand the
terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of this
information. Learning who you are and how you rely on this site helps
keep our site fresh, meaningful and adaptive to your specific needs.
will never sell or disclose your name, e-mail or
other personal information to any third party, ever.
In that spirit, we'd like to take this
opportunity to explain why
collects information on our users, and how this implicit data
(e.g. a user's IP address, browser version or site behavior) makes it
easier and more rewarding for you to use our services. We feel you
should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the
capture and use of any information on our site.
The two kinds of information we collect are 1) data
that you provide through optional, voluntary registration, contests
and sweepstakes; and 2) data
gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly
by totaling page views throughout the site.
What we do with your info
We collect contact information
off the registration form and from our promotions pages (e.g. your
name and/or e-mail address). Your email address will be used as your
user identification within the site
and will be displayed when you send notifications and alerts to other
and unregistered users; you may not use the service to send spam. We
do not use the email addresses you enter for any purpose other than to
send your email. We do not rent or sell these email addresses. Indeed,
we generally discard the email addresses at some point after they have
been used to send your email.
We use your IP address to:
help diagnose problems with our server
administer our web site, and to
gather broad demographic information that will help us provide even
more value to our members
keep track of your activities, so
you'll never be bothered by repeated queries to type in your
address, phone number, etc.
personalize the site so that it's
your site; delivering only the information, news and marketplace
activity important to you
We maintain special relationships
with several business and alliance partners. However, none of the
participating web sites collect information on our users, nor do they
have access to this information.
We provide links to other sites
but cannot be responsible for the privacy practices or the content of
those web sites. If you believe that any of these sites have
compromised your privacy, please let us know.
We have security measures in place
to protect the loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure,
alteration and destruction of the information under our control,
If you have questions or concerns
regarding any of these statements, you should first contact our